Totally independent at last

Baker, John; O'Driscoll, Cath
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/22/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the entry of chemical producer Arkema on to the Euronext Paris stock exchange on May 18, 2006. Arkema will rank in the mid-stream of Europe's chemical companies in terms of sales. But it is being launched with a strong balance sheet, with an effective debt-to-equity ratio of around 30%, including debt-equivalent provisions.


Related Articles

  • Evaluating the Relationship between Both Economic Value Added and Refined Economic Value Added with Earnings per Share. Tamjidi, Nima; Hushmandi, Kamal Bagher zadeh; Habashi, Vahid Shokri // Business & Management Review;Dec2012, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p1 

    The present study is an investigation of the relationship between economic value added (EVA) and refined economic value added (REVA) with earnings per share (EPS). Population of the study consists of 80 companies listed at stock exchange selected by sample size determination test (Cochran...

  • INDONESIA ON THE MOVE. Delfeld, Carl // Forbes Asia;1/12/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p76 

    The article offers information on the financial market performance in Indonesia. In the period between 2006 and 2007, the country's stock market is claimed to have been one of the three best performers across the world with a significant decrease in its debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio...

  • Measuring the Value of Creativity: Theories and Empirical Validation of Tests: The Case of Tunisian Companies Listed in Stock Exchange. Gharsellaoui, Mongi // Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;Jul2011, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p929 

    This work is motivated by the major structural changes facing the financial sector in all countries. These changes are due to meet several forces: the incorporation of new communication technologies, regulation and widespread financial crises. The profound changes experienced by the Tunisian...

  • Value stock investing - The 'November Syndrome' on drugs. Selengut, Steve // Hudson Valley Business Journal;12/1/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p9 

    The author reflects on the November syndrome of value stock investing. He asserts that the syndrome caused weak prices to fall even further and strong prices to climb higher. He contends that the idea about the fall back money on equity securities is an anomaly created by an industry that has a...

  • Lenders, Investors Square Off. Caton, W. Joseph // National Real Estate Investor;Sep2009, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p16 

    The article discusses the loss in equity and corporate bonds by investors later of 2008 and early 2009 in the U.S. stock market. According to the author, these investors aim for security interest which motivated some lenders and debt investors to sell not only their secured real estate-backed...

  • The equity premium in an overlapping-generations economy. Pavlov, Vlad // North American Journal of Economics & Finance;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p155 

    Abstract: In a recent paper, Constantinides, Donaldson and Mehra (CDM) present a convincing economic story that could simultaneously explain a high equity premium and a low risk-free rate. The argument is based on the effect of a borrowing restriction in an overlapping-generations model (OLG)...

  • Use valuations from past to prepare for future.  // Dow Theory Forecasts;5/22/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p4 

    The article comments on the significance of valuation from the past of business enterprises in the stock market in the U.S. Implied prices based on past valuations provide insight on an upside potential of the stocks. Consensus estimates project per-share profits will rise 9 percent to 1.69...

  • Market swings accelerate.  // Dow Theory Forecasts;11/16/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 46, p3 

    The article reports on the increased rate of volatility in the U.S. stock market. It recommends a relatively low-risk bond fund of 25 percent for equity portfolio of Vanguard Short-term Investment Grade. It states that investors must look out for two developments that could affect the market's...

  • CLARIFYING SOME MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT STOCK MARKET ECONOMIES. Milne, Frank; Shefrin, Hersh M. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Aug84, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p615 

    This article clarifies some misconceptions about stock market economies. In the discussion that follows we demonstrate that both of the Grossman-Stiglitz claims require serious qualification. For instance, while their formal argument does establish sufficient conditions under which M-M and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics